"The supplies have left Paradip today, with 21,000 kilo litres and is expected to reach Trincomalee port in a day. Additional supplies are available at Kochi if so needed," he said.
The Lanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC) on Tuesday received flak for the fuel shortage after motorists lined up in long queues at petrol stations.
But the company dismissed as "mischievous and factually incorrect" the allegations that it was responsible for the fuel shortage in the island nation.
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